Portrait de Mme. du Deffand appartement a Walpolè [art original].

Published/Created:
[France]
[not before 1769?]
Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor on laid paper ; image 148 x 110 mm, on sheet 155 x 116 mm, mounted on gray paper sheet 170 x 130 mm
Notes:
Title from ms. note in ink below image.
After the Carmontelle watercolor that hung in the Breakfast room at Strawberry Hill and sold at the Strawberry Hill sale eleventh day, lot 111.
Date based on the correspondence between Walpole and Du Deffand. See Yale edition of the correspondence, vol. 4.
Henry Sorenson; August 1966.
Abstract:
From the description of the Breakfast Room in the 1784 edition of Description of the villa of Mr. Horace Walpole: "Madame la marquise de Deffand and the duchesse de Choiseul giving her a doll, which the former, who was blind, holds out her hand to receive; alluding to her calling the ducess Grand Mamam ...by M. Carmontel, a gentleman belonging to the Duke of Orleans .. a washed drawing." See p. 26.
Associated Names:
Carmontelle, 1717-1806 [Artist]
Topics:
Choiseul-Stainville, Marie-Stephanie de, 1763-1833
Du Deffand, Marie de Vichy Chamrond, marquise, 1697-1780
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Language:
French
Genre:
Group portraits -- France -- 1769
Wash drawings -- French -- 18th century
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
SH Contents C287 no. 1 Box 100
Orbis Record:
11170052
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr29091
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
11134627
PID:
digcoll:551422